Tuesday, January 09, 2007

Daily Digest January 9, 2007

Joe Hueglin wrote:
The DAILY DIGEST: INFORMATION and OPINION from ST. JOHN’S to VICTORIA.

EDITORIALs

ST.JOHN'S TELEGRAM - The case for living well
http://www.thetelegram.com/index.cfm?sid=927&sc=3

HALIFAX HERALD - Harper’s reprieve
http://thechronicleherald.ca/Editorial/551671.html

HALIFAX HERALD - Triple trouble?
http://thechronicleherald.ca/Editorial/551656.html

MONTREAL GAZETTE - The moral bankruptcy of totalitarian regimes
http://www.canada.com/montrealgazette/news/editorial/story.html?id=2178515e-f65d-411f-adc9-88a79a825863

MONTREAL GAZETTE - Civilian aid helps Afghan war effort
http://www.canada.com/montrealgazette/news/editorial/story.html?id=ec59f5ab-ddfc-44f7-8eea-be28bd759e44

OTTAWA CITIZEN - Know your status
http://www.canada.com/ottawacitizen/news/editorials/story.html?id=b67039b3-50cd-40f8-a0d8-fd31501e836e

TORONTO STAR - PM lacks urgency on climate change
http://www.thestar.com/opinion/article/169044

TORONTO SUN - Cameras reasonable invasion
http://www.torontosun.com/Comment/Commentary/2007/01/09/3255652.html

HAMILTON SPECTATOR - A smart move for Afghanistan
http://www.hamiltonspectator.com/NASApp/cs/ContentServer?pagename=hamilton/Layout/Article_Type1&c=Article&cid=1168296611170&call_pageid=1020420665036&col=1112188062581

K-W RECORD - Voters can judge party-switchers
http://www.therecord.com/NASApp/cs/ContentServer?GXHC_gx_session_id_=5cb563d4ae365264&pagename=record/Layout/Article_Type1&c=Article&cid=1168296613305&call_pageid=1024322168441&col=1024322320546

WINDSOR STAR - When an MP defects
http://www.canada.com/windsorstar/news/editorial/story.html?id=4d3c1187-7950-4915-ab52-0262b1812ace

SUDBURY STAR - Lecture reveals real native history      
http://www.thesudburystar.com/webapp/sitepages/content.asp?contentid=351433&catname=Editorial&classif =

WINNIPEG SUN - Family matters
http://www.winnipegsun.com/Comment/Editorial/2007/01/09/3255413.html

CALGARY SUN - Medical ethics tills new soil
Two recent developments could affect fate of fetuses
http://www.canada.com/calgaryherald/news/theeditorialpage/story.html?id=23bee163-49a2-4be1-b96c-9c9f22a77ff8

VANCOUVER SUN - Power shift in Commons puts Layton, and NDP, squarely on the spot 
http://www.canada.com/vancouversun/news/editorial/story.html?id=0a320011-5068-4c1a-92fd-b6ebb91f5362


ISSUES

CANADIAN FORCES
Fighting corruption in Afghanistan
MacKay pledges $10M to boost police salaries
http://www.canada.com/nationalpost/news/story.html?id=610bbb44-d23f-4202-8e6f-aaf857a2d060

How the Taliban keep their coffers full
http://www.atimes.com/atimes/South_Asia/IA10Df02.html

The Taliban's fire spreads
http://www.atimes.com/atimes/South_Asia/IA10Df03.html

Pakistan and Afghanistan must unite
UN official: Former Canadian envoy says 'war of words' must end
http://www.canada.com/nationalpost/news/story.html?id=33f514ea-5e68-4761-b4c4-25230c0bf17a

MacKay talks tough on Pakistan
Safe haven for Taliban exposes 'weak underbelly' of security in Afghanistan
http://www.thestar.com/News/article/169154

Security concerns, tradition slowing Afghanistan's medical progression
http://www.macleans.ca/topstories/news/shownews.jsp?content=w010941A

Military showing 'no interest'
Canadian Forces admits recruitment of minorities may be falling through cracks
http://www.thestar.com/News/article/169147


CANUSA/USACAN
U.S. readying drones to monitor Canadian border
http://www.canada.com/nationalpost/news/story.html?id=ecf2d42c-0b78-40c5-8011-648dab3d0620&k=27294

New front in trade fight
Ottawa to battle U.S. over farm subsidies
http://www.canada.com/nationalpost/news/story.html?id=3bc18dfb-1712-4951-a295-41375e4ab64c&k=14206


ECONOMIC AFFAIRS
New rules please organic farmers
http://www.canada.com/reginaleaderpost/news/business_agriculture/story.html?id=2c2cfb1a-c2d8-4635-baec-d1e0b433f8dc


FOREIGN AFFAIRS
20,000 more U.S. troops to go to Iraq
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/RTGAM.20070109.wtroopsirk0109/BNStory/International/home

Mr. Fix-it
Bush pins hopes on new general to solve Iraqi riddle
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/westview/story/3835815p-4438365c.html

The Bush myth on failure in Iraq
The president wants thousands more troops there, but only ending the occupation will end the war
http://www.hamiltonspectator.com/NASApp/cs/ContentServer?pagename=hamilton/Layout/Article_Type1&c=Article&cid=1168296610980&call_pageid=1020420665036&col=1112188062581


HEALTH CARE RELATED
Health care worth fighting for
http://www.thestar.com/opinion/article/169042

A new study shows that heart attack survivors who stick with their prescribed medication are less likely to die than those who don't exercise compliance.
http://news.sympatico.msn.ctv.ca/TopStories/ContentPosting.aspx?newsitemid=CTVNews%2f20070109%2fheartattack_survivors_070109&feedname=CTV-TOPSTORIES_V2&showbyline=True


JUSTICE SYSTEM
Bars defy smoke ban as complaints grow
No charges laid in first week of bylaw
http://www.canada.com/calgaryherald/news/story.html?id=d1473d96-531c-4edb-a473-cf5884bdea4d


MIGRATION
Today's barriers against migrants more subtle, but still pervasive
http://www.canada.com/edmontonjournal/news/opinion/story.html?id=4b1313e0-5937-41d7-98c1-713c86c713dd


POLITICS
Critics blast Harper over waiting times
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/RTGAM.20070109.wxpriorities09/BNStory/National/home

Khan's Mideast report to remain under wraps despite promise
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/RTGAM.20070109.wxkhan09/BNStory/National/home

Account of Khan defection questioned
http://www.canada.com/nationalpost/story.html?id=32b31613-7abd-413d-abdb-551d5424b1af

New front in trade fight
Ottawa to battle U.S. over farm subsidies
http://www.canada.com/nationalpost/news/story.html?id=3bc18dfb-1712-4951-a295-41375e4ab64c

Canadians give Tories failing grade on environment
http://www.canada.com/vancouversun/news/story.html?id=530a381a-7f35-49c6-b484-6bfe336eee97&k=27433

Baird given a green light
Critics are waiting to see if Tory shift on environment is real or rhetoric
http://www.thestar.com/News/article/169164

Baird’s next hat trick
http://www.torontosun.com/News/Columnists/Weston_Greg/2007/01/09/3255661.html

MacKay talks tough on Pakistan
Safe haven for Taliban exposes 'weak underbelly' of security in Afghanistan
http://www.thestar.com/News/article/169154

PM's new recruit urged to clarify views
http://www.thestar.com/News/article/168823

Polling emboldens environment groups to pressure Tories
http://www.politicswatch.com/green-jan9-2007.htm

Activists set out demands for new Environment Minister John Baird
http://www.macleans.ca/topstories/politics/news/shownews.jsp?content=n010941A

Kyoto key to Tory deal, Layton says
http://www.thestar.com/News/article/169041

NDP names price to back Tories
Newly empowered Layton turns up pressure on Harper, seeks immediate, dramatic action on environment issues
http://www.thestar.com/News/article/169163

Canada's economy jeopardized by Harper Tories: Dion
http://www.edmontonsun.com/News/Canada/2007/01/09/3257193.html

Dion not out to kill 'milk cow'
http://www.edmontonsun.com/News/Canada/2007/01/09/3255686-sun.html

PM still a doubter on climate change, Dion says
http://www.ctv.ca/servlet/ArticleNews/story/CTVNews/20070108/dion_harper_070108/20070108?hub=Canada


PROGRAMMES
Tories were right to overrule the CRTC
http://www.canada.com/nationalpost/news/story.html?id=4cab52cb-b4c6-4d54-a8e4-94dca0b1609e


PRESSURE POINTS
Court urged to lift wrap on terror case
Public has right to know why some suspects released, others held: Media
http://www.thestar.com/News/article/169167

Climate action would be suicidal
http://www.canada.com/nationalpost/news/story.html?id=24a89c30-8eb4-4cce-a43b-697b76eada51

Kyoto accord needed because problem is global
http://www.thestar.com/opinion/article/169036

Kyoto sinks Europe: Billions in costs make it more and more unlikely that the EU can continue to go it alone slashing carbon emissions 
http://www.canada.com/nationalpost/news/story.html?id=03445f57-0777-4554-ac7c-ec63cb073223


OPINION AND INFORMATION
Oilpatch could lose out in green fight
http://www.canada.com/nationalpost/financialpost/story.html?id=ee64071f-c427-4423-99f0-b6fd4b10ca57&k=58487

A Canadian Department of Peace?
http://www.hamiltonspectator.com/NASApp/cs/ContentServer?pagename=hamilton/Layout/Article_Type1&c=Article&cid=1168296610986&call_pageid=1020420665036&col=1112188062581

Good decision for everyone                                                   Issue needs more discussion
http://www.thestar.com/opinion/article/169040                       http://www.thestar.com/opinion/article/169037




INFOS
Ottawa s'oppose aux mines pakistanaises
http://www.radio-canada.ca/nouvelles/National/2007/01/09/001-pakistan-mackay.shtml

Dion rassure les pétrolières
http://www.radio-canada.ca/nouvelles/Politique/2007/01/09/003-dion-petrolieres-atlantique.shtml

Dion soutient que l'économie canadienne est en péril
http://www.cyberpresse.ca/article/20070109/CPACTUALITES/70109129/1025/FRONTPAGE

Duceppe appuie le projet de relance des travailleurs
http://www.cyberpresse.ca/article/20070109/CPACTUALITES/70109119/1025/FRONTPAGE

Les environnementalistes veulent des gestes concrets
http://www.cyberpresse.ca/article/20070109/CPACTUALITES/70109072/1025/FRONTPAGE

Le virage vert n'inclut pas Kyoto
http://www.cyberpresse.ca/article/20070109/CPACTUALITES/701090818/1025/FRONTPAGE

Ottawa consultera les Canadiens sur leurs institutions démocratiques
http://info.branchez-vous.com/Nationales/070109/N0109106U.html

Ottawa injecte 8,8 millions $ pour le déminage de l'Afghanistan
http://info.branchez-vous.com/Nationales/070109/N010980U.html

Kyoto: le Canada est en infraction
http://www.ledevoir.com/2007/01/09/126846.html


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